Course Outline. PSYC1001 Section E

Course Outline. PSYC1001 Section E - PSYC 1001 E, Fall...

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PSYC 1001 E, Fall 2008: Course outline Carleton University – Department of Psychology PSYC 1001 E - Introduction to Psychology I Fall 2008 Calendar Description A survey of topics associated with psychology's role as a natural science, including neuroscience, cognition, and learning. Precludes additional credit for PSYC 1000 (i.e. PSYC 1002). Instructor’s statement The overall purpose of this course is to provide you with an overview of psychology as a science. Topics covered include: the evolution and practice of psychology; sensation and perception; learning and memory; the nature of human consciousness, language and thought; and the neurobiological underpinnings of behaviour. Instructor Darcy Litteljohn Office: Room A525 Loeb Building Email: Via WebCT (preferably) or Darcy_Litteljohn@Carleton.ca Office hours: Wednesdays, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, or by appointment Teaching Assistants Aaron Burke Office: TBA Office hours: By appointment Email: Please contact Aaron through WebCT Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:35 to 9:55 am Location: Kailash Mital (KM) Theater in Southam Hall Midterms: In class; dates are September 29 th , and October 27 th Course Textbook (required) Weiten, W. & McCann, D. (2007). Psychology: Themes and Variations. First Canadian Edition. Nelson Education Ltd. Please try to keep up with readings weekly, preferably prior to class. This will enable you to meet your learning goals most effectively. The textbook is available at the Carleton University Bookstore and is sold as part of a package that also includes a study guide, PsykTrek CD-ROM, and a 4-month subscription to the InfoTrac Online Library. While these supplementary resources constitute valuable study aides, they are not required course materials. To that end, a copy of the textbook (required reading) is available as a course reserve at the MacOdrum Library. The textbook publisher also hosts an online learning centre located at   http:// themesandvariations.nelson.com/student/. WebCT (Course Website) This is a WebCT course , accessible via http://webct6.carleton.ca/ (Note: To access WebCT you need a connect account. Details can be found at http://connect.carleton.ca/ and/or at https://portal.carleton.ca/secure-cgi/newuser.html). This website represents one of our primary means of communication, including: the course outline, lecture notes, course calendar, weekly news/announcements, related study materials, 1
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PSYC 1001 E, Fall 2008: Course outline and your grades. This is an important learning resource. It is the student’s responsibility to monitor the WebCT site for new content. If you are expecting an email from the TA or instructor (regarding, for example, a deferred exam), please monitor email in both WebCT and
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2010 for the course 32611 PSYC 1001 taught by Professor Darcylitteljohn during the Fall '08 term at Carleton CA.

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Course Outline. PSYC1001 Section E - PSYC 1001 E, Fall...

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